Round Top Respite
Round Top, Texas - Fayette County
✓Southern Living Inspired Home ✓3 Bed/3.5 Bath ✓±9.94 Acres
ROUND TOP RESPITE This gracious, Southern Living inspired, Texas Farmhouse was designed for the sellers by renowned architect, Barry Moore and is strategically located in Round Top within walking distance of Festival Institute and Round Top Retreat. The gardens are magical, created by the seller, an avid Master Gardener and are home to over 70 antique rose bushes, 100+ narcissus plus poppies, larkspur, zinnias, dill & other native reseeding plants, PLUS there is a recirculating ‘stream’ from house to pond and back again filled with irises that bloom in early spring. Downstairs: Living, Dining, Center-‘dog-trot’-style Foyer, Kitchen with Breakfast Room, Primary Bedroom w/ensuite and half bath. The living and dining rooms are highlighted by exposed beams, floor to ceiling windows and are each flanked by sturdy stone fireplaces. Other features: 6″ wide tongue and groove pine floors; double pane windows, 10′ ceilings, gas cooktop, soapstone counters, zoned CHA. Upstairs: two bedrooms each with ensuite baths plus an open ‘computer nook/sitting area’, and a fantastic, huge walk-in attic storage closet with shelves (great for your holiday decorations).
You’ll want to sip mint juleps on the wide, covered front porch which overlooks the gardens and the tranquil pond, while the private covered back porch is your personal respite.
This coveted Round Top location has frontage on three quiet country roads and features a lovely mix of open meadow, scattered trees, woods, and stately live oaks. Three bedrooms/3.5 bath plus 2-car garage attached by breezeway plus porte cachere off the garage. There’s also a couple of small storage sheds for your tractor, riding mower and implements.
This one is special…